The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 33 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail 39 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.99% 4.38% 6.13%
As % of the General category 12.34% 12.31% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 11
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£438 £413 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +17.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £309 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +47.61%
Retail
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
316 260 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 40.46% 35.62% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 130 50
Average daily rate £375 £325 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £196 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 10
Average hourly rate £12.42 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.20% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.48 £9.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.28 £37.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 33 (37.93%) Finance
2 20 (22.99%) Banking
3 19 (21.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (16.09%) Retail Banking
5 12 (13.79%) Business Analysis
5 12 (13.79%) E-Commerce
6 11 (12.64%) Project Management
7 10 (11.49%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (10.34%) CRM
9 8 (9.20%) Legal
10 7 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (6.90%) Credit Risk
11 6 (6.90%) Mobile App
11 6 (6.90%) Windows
11 6 (6.90%) Oracle
12 5 (5.75%) SAP FI
12 5 (5.75%) Automotive
12 5 (5.75%) SAP
12 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
13 4 (4.60%) ERP
13 4 (4.60%) ITIL
13 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2
13 4 (4.60%) UNIX
13 4 (4.60%) Firewall
13 4 (4.60%) CheckPoint
13 4 (4.60%) F5
13 4 (4.60%) FortiGate
13 4 (4.60%) Network Security
13 4 (4.60%) Marketing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.45%) CMS
2 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.15%) SAS
3 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.15%) JBoss
3 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (11.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.45%) MS Office
4 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.30%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.30%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.15%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) Firewall
1 4 (4.60%) Network Security
2 1 (1.15%) SSH
2 1 (1.15%) Intranet
2 1 (1.15%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.30%) OLTP
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) MySQL
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.15%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.15%) JMeter
1 1 (1.15%) Ant
1 1 (1.15%) JUnit
General
1 33 (37.93%) Finance
2 20 (22.99%) Banking
3 14 (16.09%) Retail Banking
4 8 (9.20%) Legal
5 5 (5.75%) Automotive
6 4 (4.60%) Marketing
7 2 (2.30%) German Language
7 2 (2.30%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.15%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.15%) Games
8 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (34.48%) Analyst
2 25 (28.74%) Business Analyst
3 21 (24.14%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.05%) Architect
5 6 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.75%) Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Trainer
7 4 (4.60%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Administrator
7 4 (4.60%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Consultant
9 2 (2.30%) Data Analyst
9 2 (2.30%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (2.30%) IT Trainer
9 2 (2.30%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.30%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) Web Services
1 3 (3.45%) HTML
2 2 (2.30%) XML
2 2 (2.30%) jQuery
2 2 (2.30%) SAP CO-PA
3 1 (1.15%) Spring
3 1 (1.15%) Ajax
3 1 (1.15%) JSTL
3 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.15%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (1.15%) HTML5
3 1 (1.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.15%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.15%) WinForms
3 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.15%) EJB
3 1 (1.15%) CSS
3 1 (1.15%) JDBC
3 1 (1.15%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Credit Risk
1 6 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.45%) Clustering
3 2 (2.30%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.30%) HACMP
4 1 (1.15%) FMCG
4 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.15%) BBC
4 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.90%) Windows
2 4 (4.60%) UNIX
3 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.45%) Solaris
3 3 (3.45%) Linux
4 2 (2.30%) AIX
5 1 (1.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) SUSE
5 1 (1.15%) HPUX
5 1 (1.15%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.15%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (13.79%) Business Analysis
2 12 (13.79%) E-Commerce
3 11 (12.64%) Project Management
4 9 (10.34%) CRM
5 7 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.60%) ERP
6 4 (4.60%) ITIL
6 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (3.45%) Integration Testing
7 3 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.45%) Service Management
7 3 (3.45%) Change Management
7 3 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (2.30%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.30%) Quality Management
8 2 (2.30%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.30%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 3 (3.45%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) Java
2 2 (2.30%) C
2 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.15%) Korn
3 1 (1.15%) Bourne shell
3 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.15%) XAML
3 1 (1.15%) Perl
3 1 (1.15%) PHP
3 1 (1.15%) C#
3 1 (1.15%) C++
3 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.30%) ISEB
3 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.15%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) COREP
1 2 (2.30%) FINREP
2 1 (1.15%) COBIT
2 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.15%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) GPFS
1 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.15%) Samba
2 1 (1.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.15%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.15%) YaST
2 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (6.90%) Oracle
2 5 (5.75%) SAP
3 4 (4.60%) CheckPoint
3 4 (4.60%) F5
4 3 (3.45%) Fortinet
4 3 (3.45%) VMware
5 2 (2.30%) NetApp
5 2 (2.30%) Intel
5 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.15%) Netezza
6 1 (1.15%) Symantec
6 1 (1.15%) Sybase
6 1 (1.15%) IBM
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe
6 1 (1.15%) Sun
6 1 (1.15%) Veritas
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.15%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.15%) Informatica
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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